Construction builder-Questions

Questions on noise and communication

Can you imagine situations in which noise may constitute a hazard as it is unable to hear what others are saying to you? How could these hazardous situations be avoided? […]

Questions on recognition and respect

Watch the video and note the places where Bent E says nasty things about other people in the company or on the building site. How do you or other apprentices […]

Questions on personal hygiene and hazardous substances

What could continuous hygiene – washing your hands, etc. – do to your skin? Do you think there are bathing facilities at all building sites? And what would you do […]

Questions about buying less noisy tools

Find out whether you can influence the purchase of the least noisy tools and machinery. Find out what size the safety group is and how you can use it to […]

See what you have learned about cooperation and wellbeing

Complete the sheet and see how much you know about safety.

Questions on asbestos

Have you ever encountered asbestos in your work? How can you tell whether a material contains asbestos? What should you do if you are not sure whether there is asbestos […]

See what you have learned about ear defenders

You have to use your ears your entire life – even when you are not at work. Complete the sheet and see how much you know about safety.

Test yourself on cooperation and wellbeing

Not much is needed to make things work without stress or conflict. It is a good idea to chat about your experiences of work – both good and bad – […]

The challenge: Training requirements when working with hazardous substances

You have to search on the Internet. Find out what courses/training you need to have completed in order to work with specific hazardous substances and materials. And find the nearest […]

See what you have learned about limiting noise

Complete the sheet and see how much you know about safety.

Questions on mess and safety

What hazardous situations may occur and what accidents may happen when there is too much mess in the workplace? Who do you think should clear up? Is clearing up part […]

Test yourself: Are you familiar with hazard symbols?

Chemistry and hazardous substances Things can go completely wrong if you do not take precautionary measures when using hazardous substances on site. Test yourself and find out whether you can […]

Hearing damage from noise

Work out your own noise load over a working day ( http://www.hse.gov.uk/noise/calculator.html ) Your hearing may already be damaged. Test your hearing (http://www.digital-recordings.com/hearing-test/ht-products.html) or (http://www.digital-recordings.com/hearing-test/ht-products.html )

Questions on mess and efficient working

What other situations can you think of where mess would mean you not using technical aids even though you should? Could the workplace being messy have any impact on the […]

Questions about asbestos

Go on the Internet and find out how to tell whether a material contains asbestos. What does it cost? And how quickly can you get a response?